Give Your Child an Unforgettable Summer Experience
ALBUQUERQUE, NM--Spaces are still available for Camp BioPark at the Zoo, Aquarium, Botanic Garden and Tingley Beach this summer. Reserve your space today and let your child discover the wonderful plants and animals found across the globe.
"Our camps offer a unique and unforgettable summer experience for preschoolers on up through ninth graders," said Kathryn Venzor, BioPark Education Curator. "Not only do campers experience guided tours and hands-on activities, but many campers will meet our plants and animals up-close with behind-the-scenes tours and special staff-led demonstrations. It's a naturally amazing way to spend your summer!"
Half-day and full-day classes are available. Each week-long conservation camp is designed to engage students in hands-on learning about nature. Typical camp days include guided tours, indoor and outdoor activities, games, crafts and snack time (with lunch breaks for full-day camps). Students in grades 3 - 9 also experience a behind-the-scenes tour during the week.
Here are some of the classes with availability this summer:
K-1 - Discover the Zoo - Discover tiny frogs, enormous elephants and everything in between!
Grades 2-3 - It's a Bug's World - Hands-on activities and games about the wild and weird world of bugs.
Grades 4-6 - Diggable Planet - If you like good, messy fun, you're going to dig this Botanic Garden camp!
Grades 7-9 - Earth Explorers - Become a biologist as we investigate everything that creeps, crawls, swims, flies, and photosynthesizes!
Win a week of Camp BioPark! The BioPark is conducting a short survey and respondents are entered in a drawing for a free camp class. To enter the giveaway, please visit www.abqbioparkcamp.com. (Deadline to enter is 4 p.m. MST on May 25, 2012.) You can also register your child or learn more about specific camps at this site.
The BioPark is an accessible facility and a division of the Cultural Services Department, City of Albuquerque, Richard J. Berry, Mayor. For more information, visit www.abqbiopark.com or call 311 locally or 505-768-2000 (Relay NM or 711).